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At around 45 mph i feel a vibration in the steering wheel and the brake pedal. it seems to shift fine this just started could it have somthing to do with the awd

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Is the problem when you apply the brakes or all the time?

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

  • samueldinnis Sep 15, 2010

    all the time after 45 mph

  • samueldinnis Sep 15, 2010

    all the time after 45 mph

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